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Posts in the category of: Overhauls

  • pitting and delamination

    Overhaul Issues

    July 28, 2021


    We currently have a Caterpillar 3412 engine in for overhaul for a marine operator, and we’ve found numerous issues. I…

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  • crankcase bearing damage

    Unseen catastrophic failure

    June 9, 2021


    We recently attended a site to change the rear main oil seal on a Caterpillar 3516 gas engine. There'd been…

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  • score on flame face

    Incorrect Overhaul

    May 12, 2021

    Investigation & Rectification

    We recently received a Caterpillar 3412 from an offshore operator after they had a surprising discovery when removing a cylinder…

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  • Bartech - Diesel engine breakdown response

    Diesel engine support you can rely on

    March 18, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    To state the obvious, the last year has been testing, to say the least, both for individuals and businesses. And…

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    March 15, 2021


    Our workshop is always a hub of activity, with engineers carrying out many different workscopes. Last week was no different,…

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  • Caterpillar 3406 swingset engine

    Are you sitting on the answer?

    February 3, 2021


    We recently attended a vessel that had engine failure. They'd been assessed by the OEM and were advised that they…

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  • Hours from irreversible damageimage

    Hours from irreversible damage

    December 8, 2020

    Engine Maintenance

    We currently have a Cat 3406 in for an overhaul. The overhaul was arranged due to engine failure, even though…

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  • Deutz BF6M 1013E Catastrophic Piston Damage

    Deutz BF6M 1013E Catastrophic Piston Damage

    October 28, 2020


    We’ve just received a Deutz BF6M 1013E backup power generator in our Colchester workshop for a full overhaul. Nothing unusual…

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  • Running oil on high PSIimage

    Running oil on high PSI

    October 21, 2020


    We recently completed the overhaul of a Baudouin P15 pump engine, and when it came to the 24hr FAT (Factory…

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  • Overhauled Napier MS90 Turbocharger

    Extending the life of your assets

    October 1, 2020


    We have recently completed the overhaul of a 1970’s Napier MS90 turbocharger, and I wanted to share how it’s possible…

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